Continuing on their eclectic podcasting journey, this week Katie and Mel take on a cult classic. Directed by John Carpenter and released in 1986, Big Trouble In Little China stars Kurt Russell, his mullet, Kim Cattrall and Dennis Dun. It’s a fun, silly, smart supernatural action romp through the underside of San Francisco’s Chinatown.
One More Thing conference is over and Ben and Jelly give their in-depth recap, touching on interesting (and helpful!) talks from Amanda Rösler, Simeon Saëns, Dave Wiskus, Lex Friedman, Maggie Steciuk and Jaimee Newberry. Jake talks about his experiences with Mapbox and Tilemill, a set of services that allow you to easily use custom maps in your iOS applications.
ABC picks up Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD and drops a trailer proving Agent Coulson is still alive and kicking butts; a new game is announced for Adventure Time and it’s coming to all of the major consoles; Yahoo! buys Tumblr for $1.1 billion cash; and Microsoft announces the Xbox One.
In this episode I was joined by Steve Miller aka the QiRanger, and we talk about the ethics behind e-begging, or asking for donations on your website, the latest mistakes from Air India, and just general chit-chat.
This week we boldly go into darkness by reviewing the most recent Star Trek film. Spoilers abound as we talk about Chris Pine’s blue eyes, misleading trailers and decide that Shatner is definitely a verb.
The top 25 apps of all time, and what can be learned from them; skeuomorphic design vs. flat design, choosing the correct icons, and what good design really means when it comes to building your apps; guided access, the system feature that nobody knows about; a handy method for using vector icons in your app by utilising PDFs; and some tools to help you prototype and test your apps: Heatma.ps and Briefs 2.
On this episode of the podcast I was joined by my good friend Jimmy, who accompanied me on a trip we made to South East Asia in 2011. We reminisced about our journeys through Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam and Singapore, chatting about the experiences we had, the places we liked, and our travel adventures.
Some corrections for the discussion we had about the alternate NBN plan being offered by the Coalition; it turns out that the next Xbox is not going to require an always-on connection, at least according to a leaked memo from Microsoft; EA gets an exclusive deal to produce Star Wars games; David Tennant is rumoured to be playing Rocket Raccoon in ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’; and the ‘Ender’s Game’ trailer drops.